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A third of the year through, and i am not doing well

Before I review the month and depress you all, I will do the crafting updates, which are a little cheerier.

First of all I have finished the Wallace and Gromit stitch!

Isn't it great? Not to mention that the new thing I have implemented about rewards and tasks means that I have been able to buy some stitch-related items as my treat for finishing this. I have gone back to the safari stitch that I started last year, which I have not decided on a treat for yet. Probably a good thing, as it is going to take me a while!

As well as the stitch I decided to try out my bead board to see if it helps me design some necklaces. Here are the results.

It is actually really helpful to have a bead board, because you can swap things around until you get it right. I'm pleased with these, especially as I am not feeling very creative at the moment.

I have bought a few things this week, completely ruining my 'I won't spend all my money as soon as I get paid' idea. To be fair, I did earn that treat, and some of the other things I bought were birthday presents, but I did buy myself a few stamps. It's not really the spending that's pissing me off at the moment but the eating, which has gone right out of the window. I stopped using the MyFitnessPal App, I don't know why. I have been snacking more, and I honestly don't think I drank any water at all last month. I think I got bored of not seeing the results and gave up. So I need to get it through my head that little changes are best, and start again. So this month I will try to drink more water, and I am also going to write what I eat down in a diary. At least if I do that I can pinpoint where I need to improve. The one thing that is a positive is that I am sticking to my walking, and last month I hit 11,000 steps a day. Every day. Since I got my Fitbit I have walked the length of Hawaii.



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